Summer Creek High School yoga class grows among students

Summer Creek HS teacher Sarah Aguilar began teaching yoga last year. “It helps them feel more focused and balanced in class,” she said.

HARRIS COUNTY, Texas — As your Education Station, KHOU 11 is committed to celebrating teachers who are innovating and inspiring, like Sarah Aguilar. She’s reimagining what physical education can be.

This is her second year teaching yoga to Summer Creek High School students in Humble ISD. The second period class happens outside when the weather is cool. As the sun rises over northeast Harris County, Aguilar strikes a pose.

“We’re innovators and we’re thinking outside the box,” Aguilar said. “The thing about the yoga class at Summer Creek is that the kids wanted to take this class. They picked it.”

It’s the only yoga class offered within the school district. It started last year. It was a single semester class with 30 students. This year, it’s doubled.

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